Further Pasteurella Isolates from the republic of Zambia: A brief report

  • S Falade Samora Machel School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, P. O. Box 32379, Lusaka, Zambia


Keywords: Pneumonic pasteurellosis, Pasteurella hemolytica, Pasteurella multocida.

P.hemolytica (6 strains) and P.multocida (12 strains) were isolated from cases of pneumonic pasteurellosis in Lusaka, Zambia. All P. hemolytica strains were of biotype A, while P. multocida strains belonged to capsular types A, D, and somatic types 3 and 4. Two untypable strains of P.dagmatis were also isolated.

Trop. Vet. Vol. 20(3) 2002: 130-131

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